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Changes in Airbus Management

Changes in Airbus Management
16 July 2007 Press Release

Following changes and simplification at the EADS organisational structure, Tom Enders, previously Co-CEO of EADS, has been nominated CEO of Airbus SAS, reporting to the sole CEO of EADS, Louis Gallois.  He will be supported by Fabrice Bregier, who remains COO of Airbus.

In his new position as...

Airbus delivers last A300 to Fedex

12 July 2007 Press Release

The last A300 to leave the Airbus Final Assembly Line, an A300 Freighter, was delivered to FedEx on 12th of July 2007. Over the life of the programme a total of 821 A300/A310 have been ordered and to date there are more than 630 A300s and A310s in service with about 80 operators. Airbus? long-term ...

Brazilian carrier TAM to acquire 22 A350 XWBs and four additional A330-200s

29 June 2007 Press Release

Leading Brazilian carrier TAM Linhas Aéreas has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 22 A350 XWBs, as well as for four additional A330-200s. TAM was the launch customer for the A350 in Latin America when it signed a contract for ten aircraft in December 2005. Since then, and after a thorough eva...

Joint venture contract signed for the A320 Family Final Assembly Line in Tianjin

Joint venture contract signed for the A320 Family Final Assembly Line in Tianjin
28 June 2007 Press Release

The joint venture contract for the Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Tianjin was signed today in Beijing between the Chinese Consortium and Airbus in the Great Hall of the People. Visiting German Minister of Economics and Technology Michael Glos and Airbus Chief Operating Officer Fabri...

Uzbekistan Airways signs contract for six A320s

28 June 2007 Press Release

Uzbekistan Airways, Uzbekistan's national carrier, has signed a firm order for six Airbus A320 aircraft, further enlarging its Airbus fleet. The announcement was made at a signing ceremony in Tashkent. The decision of the airline for Airbus follows a thorough evaluation process. The new A320s w...

Qatar Airways to take two more Airbus ACJs

26 June 2007 Press Release

Qatar Airways has placed a commitment for two Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJs), adding to the three Airbus ACJ Family aircraft that it already operates. The new deal also takes this year's sales of the Airbus ACJ Family (excluding widebodies) to 19 - almost as many as the 20 sold in the whole ...

easyJet buys a further 35 Airbus A319s

25 June 2007 Press Release

European low-cost carrier easyJet has signed a contract for 35 additional Airbus A319 aircraft taking their total order for the aircraft to 227. The aircraft will be powered by CFM-56 engines from CFM-International. Marking easyJet's rapid Airbus fleet expansion since their first Airbus aircraf...

National Air Services (NAS) signs to buy up to 38 A320 Family aircraft

22 June 2007 Press Release

Riyadh based National Air Services (NAS) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to buy up to 38 Airbus A320 Family aircraft for the company?s budget airline arm, NASair. The agreement was signed at the 47th International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget. The agreement includes 20 firm commitments and 18 purcha...

Renewed momentum for Airbus' leading products, ends Paris Air Show with 425 firm orders

22 June 2007 Press Release

Airbus ends the 47th Paris Air Show with new momentum for its leading product range, the A380, the A350 XWB, the A330/A340 Family, as well as the A320 Family. During the Show the manufacturer received a total of 425 firm orders from 19 customers. In addition, Airbus received commitments for a...

Singapore Airlines signs contract for 20 A350 XWB

22 June 2007 Press Release

Singapore Airlines has signed a contract for the purchase of 20 A350-900 XWBs to meet its requirements on medium to long-range routes across the Asia-Pacific region from 2013 onwards. This order, which firms up the Letter of Intent placed in July 2006, represents another major commitment to the expa...

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